Mihaela Buzarnescu stuns Laura Siegemund 3-6 6-0 6-4 in the 1st round in New York on Monday. Buzarnescu will square off with Anna Blinkova in the 2nd round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

There was not much difference between them in this set with the exception of 1 break that Siegemund conquered in the 4th game (3-1) before winning the set (6-3).

2nd set.

There was not much story in this set after Mihaela conceded no games to Laura before winning the set 6-0.

3rd set.

The Romanian clinched the set after recovering from 1 break down. In fact, after dropping her serve in the 7th (3-4) game, Buzarnescu broke back in the 8th (4-4) and in the 10th (6-4) game before winning the set 6-4.

The Romanian missed the opportunity to break Siegemund in the 6th game when she had 3 consecutive chances (0-40).

1st
Buzarnescu
Siegemund
3-6
3
6
3
5
2
5
2
4
1
4
1
3
1
2
1
1
0
1
2nd
Buzarnescu
Siegemund
6-0
6
0
5
0
4
0
3
0
2
0
1
0
3rd
Buzarnescu
Siegemund
6-4
6
4
5
4
4
4
3
4
3
3
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0

Statistics

At the end of the match, Buzarnescu scored 85 points vs. Laura’s 72 points.

Mihaela served extremely well to win 79% of the points (37/47) behind her first serve. Anyhow she won only 44% points (11/25) on her second serve. Mihaela won this match even if she was struggling in converting her break points as she converted only 45% (5/11). On the other side, Laura was far from perfect in converting her break points because she converted only 29% of her break points (2/7). That was one of the key issues for her demise.

After this match, the head to head between Buzarnescu and Siegemund is 1-0 for Mihaela.

Next Match: Mihaela Buzarnescu vs. Anna Blinkova – stats

Buzarnescu will take on Blinkova in the 2nd round.

There is no head to head record between Mihaela Buzarnescu and Anna Blinkova since this will be the first time that they will clash against each other in the main tour.

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